He says love can’t conquer injustice, but strategy has a fighting chance.

Listen Live: Jabari Asim celebrates the strength of black history & culture on Your Call on KALW Public Radio with   NOV 14, 2018

On this edition of Your Call, Jabari Asim discusses his new book We Can’t Breathe, which calls out racist “white lies” and replaces it with a story of black survival.

The collection of essays offers a portrait of a community that is resisting, surviving and flourishing despite centuries of racism, violence and trauma. He says love can’t conquer injustice, but strategy has a fighting chance.

Guest:

Jabari Asim, associate professor of writing at Emerson College in Boston, former editor for the Washington Post, and the author of We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival

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